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. >> but they are more -- their goal is to educate the public on a issue that impacts the environment, not lining their pocketbooks. neil: all right. >> their goal is to influence legislation, that is the point. neil: if you can agree on outlawing yoko ono concerts we might be off to the races, but thank you. this just in, that thing on your plate is still a biscuit. but it is not "seabiscuit." think this horse meat threat went too far. during sequestration, meet the restaurant ceo who said it damn near cost him business before and after sequestration. (announcer) scottrade knows our clients trade and invest their own way. with scottrade's smart text, i can quickly understand my charts, and spend more time trading. their quick trade bar lets my account follow me online so i can react in real-time. plus, my local scottrade office is there to help. because they know i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. i'm with scottrade. (announcer) scottrade. voted "best investment services company." it's delicious. so now we've turned her toffee into a business. my goal was to take an idea and make it
, of course, is so sensitive to what goes on in the environment. as soon as i read this, and i saw that it trechs from santa barbara to san fransisco, i thought, well, there you go. these are two of the most environmentally sensitive places on the planet. i just don't see how the signs of the economic benefit are worth what would be dangerous to the environment. >> well, let me say a couple things to that, melissa. first, we agree absolutely the environment has to be protected. that's issue number one. any energy source that does grave damage to the environment should not be pursued, and so there needs to be objective analysis of the implications, but there needs to be objective analysis of the economic implications. you can't balance cost and benefits unless you know -- melissa: you look at things like the xl pipelines, there's no objective analysis satisfying unless it's destroying the environment. they are an enemy of shale, fracking, enemy of oil of the there's no report -- if the report came out and said that it wouldn't cause damage, environmentalists wouldn't accept that. ho
boring monetary policy environment. nothing has happened. a lot of detailed nuances, minor changes in wording in the fed statement. actually, that's what we ought to want. monetary policy ought to be as boring as the electricity supply. when you turn the light switch on you want allied-signal one. you don't need to know anything more. that's where we are right now. but there is an issue lurking in the background that needs to be discussed. it is not being discussed in the market or in the fed. cheryl: what is it? >> that issue, that issue has to do with congress -- granting that fed the party in 2008 to pay interest on bank reserves. and that interest is now only about 5 billion per year at 25 basis points. but at an interest rate of 1 percent where the fed is going to be going in some places along the way that would be four times as much. assuming that reserves are in the neighborhood of 2 trillion which is where they are no. as the fed goes of, go to 2% that doubles once again. think about the fiscal clef the legislation that was accomplished at the very end of last year, signed
, what do you think? >> we have gone pretty far, pretty fast. in an interest rate environment. look at it from a relative basis, so that the equity market is pretty interesting place to be. we really haven't seen for a while. lou: we will get some indications on the housing market, we will look at building permits primarily, what are you expecting? >> still think the housing market is in pretty good shape, but if you look at the opportunity out there, seeing some places the housing market is doing pretty well, seeing a lot of the excess capacity in the marketplace, in a zero interest environment, a fair amount of the capacity, investment classes come in and actually bought up a fair amount of those equities. are we going back to the old days, absolutely not. lou: sean matthews, good to have you with us. now to the weekend talks office where "oz" continued to dominate, the prequel to "the wizard of oz." easily taken the number one spt for the second weekend in a row. warner bros. failed to live up to the title debuting at $10.3 million. nielsen will relate sunday ratings tomorrow. y
and the environment. we can do these projects, prevents these projects will stop a lot of jobs from being created, it is not going to make a development in global emissions. it making no sense to me and the economy. neil: malia. >> i just quickly top say, i understand how we like to take things and combine themm but, i do not think that the only reason why keystone project is not happening is because, barack obama asked his agency this question, to get back to original topic, what i think is really important for us to look forward and you know neil, i don't think that anyone would disagree with you that jobs are important, the problem with laser beam focus you have a society and a lot of things that need to be focused on, laser beaming becomes narrowing, i don't think that is how we' our president or anyone in congress to just have like this one bullet silver bullet solution on what will save the u.s., that is not only thing that u.s. nee right now, we not only have a jobs problem. neil: i think it should be your highest priority. >> it is important for us to look -- >> okay, i understand. >> i d
it here and having it here under this environment. there's an amazing opportunity being lost. >> neil: think about if you're looking at the economy turning around and betting on a turn-around obviously you would use that money and invest in plants and equipment and new shops and all. but what a lot of these companies tend to do, boost the dividends, buy back stock, and maybe take out a competitor, but they don't expand. >> well, one of the problems with apple is, i mean, it's got a problem because it's too successful. it's got this cash and you want to be careful that you don't do something stupid with it and apple keeps selling more iphones by spending more money and avoid making acquisitions. and sisco bought the flip video camera and the fact that they were able to sit on it, is an indicator of how well it's doing. >> neil: charlie. >> i would say this is a big debate in america. jeff immelt said in a world where you have to worry about terrorism at any point you need a lot of cash on hand, what that might do to your business. >> neil: adam, is this a good or bad sign for you. >> i
will be a long-term problem. ashley: as long as this goes on, doug, we talk about the goldilocks environment but it is exactly what it is. it is not too hot to prompt the fed to pull back on its qe. but it is not too cold to push the economy into a recession. so kind of of in this same environment. how long do you think this could last? >> i don't buy the goldilocks analogy because we are in a low to zero growth. fourth quarter gdp in the u.s. is still zero. corporate profits in the third quarter were negative. we're slightly positive now. but first quarter consensus is negative again. where is goldilocks? only the fed stimulus, the fed is protecting a really tight monetary stance by u.s. congress, raising taxes, and, no, i don't see goldilocks at all. tracy: goldilocks is arguably uncle ben, right? he is not going anywhere anytime soon, right? i could make a argument, sell in may, do away thing doesn't count this year. >> i agree with that one, uncle ben. i hadn't heard that before. ultimately it i is pushing on a string. you need to have private economy, you need u.s. corporations, you nee
the cash method of accounting. what to make of, well the entire environment for growing a business in this country? ali wing, founder and ceo of giggle, the baby chain of stores and online sales. she joins us now. in terms of what you're seeing, just broadly, ali, the tax environment for you, it is getting worse, no? >> it is. i'm actually just in the middle of annual compensation reviews. i know every employee right now is feeling less in their take-home pay. that is a pressure of a different type for businesses. but it's the same old theme, whether it was not charging online only businesses sales tax or people off-line had to have it. just needing to even the playing field. not a disinincident tiff to big next generation of big businesses in america and right now it is still uneven. dagen: we talked about though the complications created by government, local government, state governments, the federal government in running a business today. we're celebrating the anniversary of the health care law and, what we've seen washington do in recent years. is it getting worse to grow a bus
or even buy a new home? >> the interest rate environment has been great for five years now. they are rising from such a low point. i do not think another 100 basis point rise will do that. the economy slowly creeks upwards, we will see an improvement on the housing market. there was a chart that we had during the bubble. as i said, we have the climbing no class incomes. we have housing prices starting to rise again. watch for a repeat of the previous bubble. dagen: you could see a divergence from not, correct? >> we very well could. fannie mae is purchasing the% down loans again. dagen: diggity dog. uncle sam is standing willing and ready. when it you be a fool not to take advantage of that? >> there are some people that have certain libertarian market people that would balk at it. i think we are starting to pick up. do not get too excited when all the obamacare taxes kick in next year. i would go into any of the markets like miami. the whole purchase to rent phenomenon, all the investors are jumping in and buying rental properties. the holster is wearing off on that. it di
of orders for commercial vehicles is coming up pretty nicely. so i think that the environment looks pretty bright for this part of the world. here again, we are continuously outperforming. we have been able to grow the revenues by 32% over the last few years. i would not say that europe is yet on this kind of recovery. i would say that europe is what i would call a holding pattern. it is such a great power. connell: given all the problems thhy have had, i know what you mean. >> you cannot think long-term of europe not been to a recovery. what we have here is outperforming every year. connell: when you plan for the future, the company makes auto parts. what do you think about? >> we do a lot of electronically driven systems. automatic manual transposition systems. and a lot of systems. connell: when you are planning out for the future, how far do you look? when one buffett invests, a lot of times it is a long-term outlook. what is your horizon is a ceo? >> it is important to be looking at long-term, taking care of short-term opportunities. ten years ago we focused on the ahead of competitio
. >> is if they are able to thrive in a college environment and their background. we have to make sure that we're putting those students through college. we don't want to force that. neil: zacatecas document elitist education system where someone is picking and choosing. >> society can't support every little thing. neil: what do you think of that? >> the problem is always going to be easy money. when you're giving away money or anything else, when it gets too easy and you see a lot of people not paying it back, you join that party. that is what is going on here. you have all of these policies out there that really hurt the job market. and that is where this comes around. then you get into the other part of the equation that everyone else has been bailed out. why not meet? neil: cash-strapped homeowners, banks. if you are up against the world, someone is going to be here to cover you. and people exhibit behavior and they were not deliberately paying their mortgages to qualify for federal rescue program. some graduates may be thinking the same thing? >> i don't know that there is that level with sophistica
to reduce their exposure. will we now have is a terrific tax environment. >> know it's several thousands of dollars. cheryl: thanks to all of you. different perspectives on the tax environment. it's rough out there. thank you for being here. >> a pleasure. >> thank you. cheryl: all right. let's share something highly -- happy. new jobs. unemployment is down. the reasons why coming up. as we go to break, let's take a look at someone in names overall on the nasdaq. we will be right back. ♪ all stations come over to mission a for a final go. this is for real this time. step seven point two one two. rify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers. ♪ cheryl: time for your westcoast minute. san francisco's union bank is expanding in arizona. the bank has decided to open a new mortgage operation center. the center is expected to create 250 jobs. the governor offered tax incentives to union bank which is owne
and noisy environments because of how it works with your ear's own anatomy. (testimonial section) (testimonial section) (testimonial section) (testimonial section) (testimonial section) did you know, 94% of people who use lyric would recommend lyric to a friend or loved one. can your hearing aid do all this? lyric can. to learn more about lyric's advanced technology, call or visit trylyric.com for a risk--free 30--day trial off. you'll also get a free informational dvd and brochure. why wait? hear today what a little lyric can do for you. get the hearing aid that can. lyric from phonak. lyric can. ♪ be. stuart: we told you that the twinkie would live on. the company that bought the brand is leaving the union picture. bill, welcome back. good to see you again. i think that unions have taken a black guy with the twinkie. they have gotten some of the blame for the twinkie going under. they brought that money and because the unions are not part of the picture. unions took a black guy. >> that was kind of interesting. you say they took some of the blame. exceptionally open-minded of
related to each other, as long as the current environment exists as it does come interest rates as low as they are, there's really no incentive for washington to get back together and fix the fiscal situation because they are not forced to. so you say they will be by when, 2015, middle of the year? it'll be a while, in other words. dagen: it will be a while, but the good news is the budget deficit is actually declining. suggesting a decline for the next three years, so there's a little bit of time in washington to get it right. it is not as imminent, you have not done sequestration, but it is still the fed, all about the fed. what the market will be focused on is not so much when they will raise rates because that is forever into the future, but will they be skimming back the 85 billion in purchases? i don't think there will be any sign that will happen. i think it is helping the economy. connell: you agree with the policy? >> i agree with the policy, but what is propping up the stock market is the better economy. and i cannot attribute that alter the fed. a lot of people don't think t
the environment. we don't have the kids on corner fifth of jack dan will itself. >> sewed by businesses and safe businesses, there is no violence here because this is legal but there used to be violence in places like this. violent crime is why america ended 90 years of alcohol prohibition. >> we created organized crime. it organize well before prohibition. >> john: here is the murder rate about 80 years ago, it rose when alcohol was banned and dropped when it was legal again. >> if we want to do away with drug laws and say let adults do what they do, we know statistically the drug usage numbers are going to skyrocket. >> john: but we don't know that. they would think drug abuse would be rampant. portugal did he criminalized all drugs and the number of abusers did not skyrocket. >> people talk about portugals a success, it's actually a blatant failure. >> john: we went to portugal. he is just wrong. this man is portugal's drug czar 15 years ago, hair win users shot up on the streets and instead of doing what we've done they tried something different. they decriminalized every drug. crack, heroin
as a connected environment where every network learns from something all the way to the hardware where we stop attacks like we see today, symptom it by not allowing this and stopping the bad guy to not have ownership of the system and going back to the banks, that protects your assets. gerri: i hear some the malware and bad guys lurk there for years and nobody knows. so far, though, with u.s. banks, it's been that they are able to close down the websites, but they don't is their big fat fingers in your checking accounts, say. is that going to change, phyllis? >> so the u.s. banks have been phenomenal. the financial sector is phenomenal because they collaborate exceptionally well. they share information about what they see because they always understood the threat because they protect money. what we need to do is get more information schairing at the cyber level and realtime level. what the adversary can't do, understand the health of the network at the speed of light like your body's immune system. when they share information, it protects companies. gerri: i was amazed at the people who do thi
of that there is no flight from bonds to stocks any time soon, we live in an inflationary environment, bonds return your principal. gerri: all right, thank you, you know what is interesting, i think tiny country, about a million people live there. cyprus, causing these ripples these concerns, tiny gdp . and yet one bank observer said this, if spanish and italian bank deposit irwake up tomorrow, and say they could tax my deposits too the potential for an international run on the banks is a high-risk. when people say things like that, this is someone who is an expert at banking. who actually does spend a fair bit of time studying these institutions, what should people be thinking about? maybe another option for investing ? >> behides savings, here in u.s. where you are not getting anything, we're -- like we get the question all of the time, it just, a good portfolio has a diverse set of assets whether it is commodities, real estate real , stock, international, and emerging or bonds it is properly allocated and risk managing of that portfolio, the buy and hole is not necessarily great for investors when in
, but looking at the action, right now suggests we're still in a fairly healthy environment. melissa: you are the first person i have heard say that today. even though we had a down day, shows a little bit of strength in the market because it wasn't even weaker based on this news? speak i think it could have been weaker, and a lot of my looking to buy the dip. two days of weakness. i'm not here to forecast what every wiggle in the market is going to be nor do we think investors should, but with part of your question is fed should investors get in, i am very fond of believing and saying get in or get out, that is gambling on a motive in time, should be a process over time. i do think there is a lot of underinvested investors in the equity on the fence looking for this. you get the money looking into by very quickly. melissa: you're both very fantastic, we really appreciate your time. melissa: here is the "money" question of the day, are you worried this could have been to other countries? you can follow me on twitter. all right, should you be going for the gold? many experts say the gold g
about being a woman in this environment, in this lean in time that cheryl sandberg talked about, and, you know, just overall what your views are. >> it's not something i think about a lot. with sherylout now, it is interesting to think about. i think that there's no difference between male and female ceos, and i think it's nice to get attention from a female ceo, but i would rather be recognized as a ceo. shibani: it was on this day in business back in 1894 that the very first stanley cup championship took place. the trough my was awarred to montreal defeating the ottawa generals, and it's passed on every year, and current holders are the l.a. kings. the trophy was named after then governor general of canada, lord stanley presston, and last year, nearly 3 million people in the united states tuned in to watch the finals and the average ticket price of the first game was $833, and by game five, the price went up to more than a thousand dollars a ticket. well, it's the oldest trough my competed for by pofessional at athletes in north america, and it was played today, march 22, 119 years
's environment where interest rates, in general, are so low, why take a chance? you know, it's not just on that side of the atlantic. you know, we got 0% interest rates in america. why leave money on deposit in a bank to get 0% when there's inflation, and, you know, nose are the two largest banks in cypress that failed. our two largest banks, bank of america and citi bank have over $2 trillion in total deposits. the fdic has near $25 billion in treasuries. if our largest banks were to fail, we don't have anywhere near reserves to come close to the insurance deposits let alone all deposits. sandra: let's get jordan in here, an analyst in our power panel tonight. jordan, i guess this here is going to be used -- this bailout will be used as a template for future bailouts, and that investors say, well, my money's not safe, i'm going to take it and go somewhere else. do you believe that to be the case? >> right. no, not currently just because when i look at the global markets, if you review the major european nations like germany or france, you don't see the dee tier ration that there's -- d
. cheryl: ideal economic environment, you're looking at the economy even though we had kind of a mixed picture today and then, again, corporate valuations. that's the bulls' side of this. john, i know you're bearish. you're calling for serious corrections on the s&p and dow. you're saying it's going to happen sooner rather than later. what are you seeing on the other side of the coin here? >> well, look, when things are euphoric, which they are, when alan greenspan comes out and says pie stocks along with the movie stars and, of course, our good friend, ned, then you should be looking to sell. and i'd also like to say this, i was on the show here last april 2012, we were pounding the table then, but right now you've got some real headwinds, and i'll give you a few of them. one, gdp is benign, .1%, you know, in fourth quarter of 2012. analyzed numbers are running around 2%, it just isn't keeping up. unfortunately, the treasury market is not confirming here. you know, if the ten-year was at 275, i'd say we'd probably leg up here, not happening. you know, and i think, thirdly, look at ear
will be multiple expansion. we're selling 13 and a half, 14 times 2013 earnings. in a low interest-rate environment that is very cheap. we can easily get up to 15, 16, even 17 and not be out of line with historical experience. i think it is multiple expansion that is going to be the key because, again, we know there are $10 trillion in money funds or in bank accounts earning nothing. people are eventually going to say, hey, i am going to go get some of that dividend income. i am going to move back. it has only been done little but so far. we could see a much bigger movement and one that i think is fully justified by the fundamentals behind the market. david: are you surprised more money has not come out of the bond fund? there has been a lot of money going into stock fund, but there has not been a big drop-off, frankly not at all, of money in bond funds. why not? >> i think, again, a lot of people cling to the bond funds because if their is a crisis, like we saw in greece, the treasury market possible little bit. if you hold treasury's you can look at those and say, that cushioned the decline in th
russian stock for eight last 18 years for a very limped time. the environment they operate in is not what we're looking for sustainable growth over a period of time. lauren: so many of these emerging markets have rampant corruption. last week i was in vietnam. i was in cambodia. that is all i heard. so as an investor do you want to go into a government where the company has to, pay money here and there to get what they want done? >> no, you don't. and not that even in our own country this has never happened before, as it has. but you have to be selective. there's a lot of lack of transparency in the russian market and the chinese market. there is issues in the indian market as well but there are still companies with great corporate governance that have a long operating history of providing shareholders with the kind of returns that help them achieve --. david: the problem you're company peting with investors like chinese investors who are willing to bribe and the chinese are everywhere in these emerging markets. >> well they are, and it is sad if you looked at the situation with sino fore
in this environment to watch your costs. once the risks to this up costs. why, why, why. >> we have our health insurance dictated by where we work. what is that? that is because of wage and price controls, world war ii era, and we -- neil: i understand. >> it is what it is, but that is what you get. will double down the existing system and cement that time between employer and employee. neil: or you serve it with a government single payer system. >> ultimately you don't own your own information. this is inevitable croupy result of really bad public policy. neil: the producers after the show. >> you're going to see more and more of this, especially from large and medium-sized organizations. cbs with 200,000 employees, they are just mimicking what the federal government is modeling. be evasive, control the health care cost. neil: i don't like the intrusion, but i understand what they're up against. >> up against increased health care costs. think about it. there are a public entity. their job is to add shareholder value and equity. if they get to lower air expenses by having more help the employ
environment. sandra: so, tuna, you're saying this move away from pay tv. will hit every provider than one. >> comcast, the reason they bought nbc universal to protect themselves a little bit on the distribution exposure that they have. what you're seeing guys like disney and cbs and parent company news corp are considered some of the premier content providers out there, someone like content nirvana, right? so the industry is going through a renaissance where a lot of company we're recommending leveraging content and monetizing them in a very, very fragmented landscape where the consumer has a lot more options than ever before. so i think the balance of power is gradually and will continue to shift in favor of branded entertainment content. adam: i think jay leno would agree with you on nbc call because he thinks they're extinct. let me ask you this. what content creators do you like? i think we're one of them, news corp, the parent company of fox business. who do you like? what companies do you really see as doing well because of this? i know that the time warner pays us to carry programi
and are starting to increase dividends. an increase in the interest rate environment for the banks would be positive for the bottom line. shibani: ralph, what about you? anything you're staying away from and you wouldn't touch with a 10 foot pole? >> i mentioned it before the emerging markets have been lagging. i think it is too early to buy into emerging markets. i think part of that problem is the fact that there is a question about growth and, as a result of that, you have a lot of the commodity not doing very, very well like steel and copper and things like that. i think i would avoid that for a while. shibani: all right, ralph and jim, thank you very much for joining us today. david: thanks, gentlemen. happy weekend. >> thank you. >> you too. shibani: leaders of the european union are locked in bailout talks as the clock wind down for the country to raise 5.8 billion euros in order to receive a much-needed bailout. we'll go live to the heart of all the action to cyprus. david: how many people would buy that country right now, speaking of cyprus, the idea of confiscating people's inc
in the u.s. we have to have austerity. >> fiscal austerity only works in environments of high inflation. we need to focus on the future. focus on austerity. dennis: the government is spending too much. this is not a good thing. >> you need to regain balance over time. right now, trying to get through immediately in the united states could really put a drag on growth here. with 7.7% unemployment, we need growth. dennis: it seems like all the folks in washington when they talk about growth, they talk more about growth and tax revenue and growth and the economy. >> right now, not only the united states, but particularly europe, there is not enough focus on reform. we need to make the changes and make it easier for businesses to conduct business. dennis: packs and retitle it reform is what we need. >> absolutely. clarity about a bath for sure prosperity. dennis: thank you for being with us. peter henry. thank you. take care. cheryl: fewer americans are expecting a financial boost from their tax refund this year. 59% of people are expecting that coveted refund check that averaged $2700. 28% are
sounin quiet and noisy environments because of how it works with your ear's own anatomy. (testimonial section) (ttimonial section) (testimonial section) (testimonial section) (testimonial section) did you know, 94% of people who use lyric would recommend lyric to a friend or loved one. can your hearing aid do all this? lyric can. to learn more about lyric's advanced technology, call or visit tryric.com for a risk--free 30--day trial offer. you'll also get a free informational dvd and brochure. why wait? hear today what a little lyric can do for you. get the hearing aid that can. lyric from phonak. lyric can. ♪ stuart: you want to make your company more visible on the internet, you may hire our next guest. joining us now from the new york stock exchange, the ceo of the advertising technology company marron sootware which had its ipo today and went straight up. congratulations. i am sure you have done very well. >> thank you very much. appreciate. stuart: i have to make sure i know exactly what you do. here is how it was explained to me. i come to you, paid a certain amount of money a
? the environment is so different. we have taxes and regulations. is it hard to grow a business in today's world? >> i don't think it's any harder. if you have the passion for what you're doing in believe it and find to let you know, what you are best that and exploit that a stake you will be successful. you know, that's what we have done all along. tracy: debt would be proud. but mitt david, but david founder and ceo. it's all about the passion. thank you. adam: politics. tracy: the compression shirt. adam: know because i no you're going to say something in that whatever response to it. thank you very much. it's tough work. even at that. president obama nominated thomas perez as the next labor secretary this morning. some republicans are already voicing concern about this. and jeff flock is live at the white house. i think the senator from louisiana is already saying no way. >> is going to block this in the senate. does not kill the nomination, but it does create some problems for the administration after thomas perez, the president's pick to lead the labor department is at department of justic
protection of the poorest and the environment. he said the role of pope is to quote, open his arms and protect all of humanity. those are the headlines. back now to tracy. tracy: i think he is cool, patti ann browne. thank you. >> thank you, tracy. tracy: we have breaking news of after all the back and forth and facilitating all day, cyprus parliament rejects tax on bank deposits for a international bailout. 36 votes against and 19 abstained. who knows where it will keep going. the story keeps going. adam: waiting for the russians. tracy: exactly. treasury secretary jack lew on a critical mission to china. earlier today he met with china's new president to talk cybersecurity and more. peter barnes in washington with details. hey, peter. >> tracy, that's right. cybersecurity is at the top of the agenda the new treasury secretary around the new president of china. just last month the private security firm mandy apt, tied the chinese military to cyber attacks on more than 140 u.s. companies. analysts describe the meetings in beijing as a get acquainted session that will set the table
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